At UBC Library, we are passionate about the work we do and eager to share our knowledge. Faculty, staff, and student employees all play an integral role in supporting the Library’s mission, vision and values. Here, we’ve collected stories from across our various branches and units to give you a glimpse at what it’s like to work on our team.

Short Reads

We love putting the spotlight on exciting projects and initiatives undertaken by UBC Library employees. Check out some recent stories from our team, which include open data projects, student curated exhibits, records management and more.

Working at the Library

We have hundreds of people working at the Library in a wide variety of roles. Click through the job titles below to see what it’s like to work in some of our library positions.

Another view of the library

Explore our organizational chart

Get a high-level overview of how the Library’s branches and administration are organized.

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Listen to selected audio clips from our latest employee profile interviews.

“When an opportunity at UBC came up, it was the relationships I had developed with library staff at that very early stage that drew me back to campus.”


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Work with us

We offer competitive benefits, opportunities for life-long learning and the chance to make a difference at a global centre for research and teaching.

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Share your story

If you currently work at UBC Library as a student, staff or faculty member, we want to hear from you! We are looking for profile stories to showcase your work.

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